Elkem Silicon Materials
Elkem Silicon Materials is Elkem’s largest business area and one of the world's leading suppliers of metallurgical silicon and microsilica. We deliver special products to customers in the chemical, solar, electronics, aluminium, construction, refractory and oilfield industries worldwide.
Elkem Foundry Products
Elkem Foundry Products is the leading metal treatment solution provider to the cast iron industry and a supplier of high quality special ferrosilicons to the steel industry. Our products, supported by our experienced technical service teams, provide innovative solutions for iron foundries and steel mills worldwide. The car industry, pipe producers and engineering companies are our important customer categories.
The road to climate neutral metal production
By replacing fossil coal with biocarbon as chemical reduction agents in our production process, Elkem will take a significant step towards our goal of cutting 40 per cent of our CO2 emissions by 2030 and, ultimately, towards our long-term goal: carbon neutral production of silicon and ferrosilicon.
New blog post:Leaving Iceland with a heavy heart
Reflecting upon her stay, our second year trainee Sofie can't believe how fast the last 8 months went by. The time flew while Sofie was trying to understand the Islandic language, counting sheep and learning about FeSi production. Not to mention when she was getting to know her kind and including co-workers and admiring the beautiful Icelandic nature. Dreading to leave, she would rather say sjáumst seinna than a goodbye.